The 43rd Our World in Concrete and Structures (OWICS) will be held in Singapore on 29-31 August 2018 and is themed “A Smart and Sustainable World in Concrete and Structures”. The Conference will be dedicated to Mr Mark Sarkisian, Partner of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP, in recognition and appreciation of his significant contribution and support towards the conference over the last decade. During the span of his eminent career, Mr Sarkisian has developed innovative structural solutions for more than 100 international building projects, including some of the world’s tallest buildings ever constructed. He is a world-renowned leader in the design of high performance seismic and environmentally responsible structural systems. Mr Sarkisian will deliver the OWICS 2018 Conference Lecture.

OWICS 2018 will also feature 2 Special Sessions on “Inspection, Appraisal, Repairs and Maintenance of Structures” and “Challenges and Innovations in Concrete Tall Buildings”. The conference is accorded 13 PDUs by the Singapore Professional Engineers Board.